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Re: long term support release

On Jan 28, 2008 7:26 AM, Ralf Corsepius <rc040203 freenet de> wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-01-28 at 06:51 -0700, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
> > On Jan 28, 2008 5:21 AM, Christopher Aillon <caillon redhat com> wrote:
> > > On 01/25/2008 03:21 AM, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > > > I wouldn't choose Linux to control a spacecraft or a nuclear power
> > > > plant, but I didn't hesitate to chose Linux to control robots in a lab,
> > > > nor do I hesitate to chose Fedora to host "my personal mission's"
> > > > mission-critical data" ;)
> > >
> > > That's just you.  Some people[1] think it's okay to let Linux control a
> > > spacecraft[2].
> /me wonders which cpu they are going to use.

I have seen hardened pentium, arm and a couple of PPC variants used. I
think most of them have been hardened pentiums. Some of the are using
the rt type kernels while a couple used a basic version because well
RT wasnt needed.

> c.f. http://www.rtems.org

I thought I saw this a couple of years ago, but had not seen much since then.

Stephen J Smoogen. -- CSIRT/Linux System Administrator
How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed
in a naughty world. = Shakespeare. "The Merchant of Venice"

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